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The Catalan issue pushes Spain to the brink of yet another election - Sánchez touches the void

The Catalan issue pushes Spain to the brink of yet another election - Sánchez touches the void | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
THE NOTION that Pedro Sánchez could govern his country for long without calling a general election always seemed unlikely. He came to office as prime minister unexpectedly last June following a censure motion against his conservative predecessor, Mariano Rajoy. But his socialist party has only 84, or 24%, of the 350 seats in Congress.
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Incredible Shrinking Europe

Incredible Shrinking Europe | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
The Continent’s grand unity project is failing, and its global influence is fading.
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Resettled Refugees Grow Population in Shrinking Cities

Resettled Refugees Grow Population in Shrinking Cities | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
In the cities where the most refugees per capita were settled since 2005, the newcomers helped stem or reverse population loss.
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Philippines holds referendum for Muslim autonomy in troubled south

Philippines holds referendum for Muslim autonomy in troubled south | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Minority Muslims in the Philippines cast votes on Monday in a long-awaited referendum on autonomy, the culmination of a peace process to end decades of separatist conflict in a region plagued by poverty, banditry and Islamist militancy.
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U.S., Mexico pledge billions to reduce migration from Central America - The

U.S., Mexico pledge billions to reduce migration from Central America - The | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
The United States announced a total contribution of $10.6 billion, most of which will be allocated from existing aid programs.
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Why giving birth in the U.S. is surprisingly deadly

Black mothers are particularly at risk. Better basic care could help.
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Facing Critical Labor Shortage, Japan Opens Door Wider To Foreign Workers : NPR

Facing Critical Labor Shortage, Japan Opens Door Wider To Foreign Workers : NPR | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
An aging population and low birth rate have led lawmakers to accept semi-skilled non-Japanese temporary laborers.
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Japan has so many vacant homes it's giving them away

Japan has so many vacant homes it's giving them away | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Four years ago, Naoko and Takayuki Ida were given a house. For free.
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In Race for Global Power, U.S. and China Push Nations to Pick a Side - The New York Times

In Race for Global Power, U.S. and China Push Nations to Pick a Side - The New York Times | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
The competition has echoes of the Cold War, as Washington and Beijing each try to foster diplomatic alliances and economic deals to freeze out the other.
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The First Thanksgiving - The New York Times

The First Thanksgiving - The New York Times | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Recently arrived refugees in the United States prepare to cook the most American of feasts.
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Trump administration moves forward with asylum restrictions

Trump administration moves forward with asylum restrictions | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it

The Trump administration has taken the next step toward barring migrants who illegally cross the border from claiming asylum.
President Trump announced changes to the asylum process in a press conference last week

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Senior Citizens Are Replacing Teenagers as Fast-Food Workers - Bloomberg

Senior Citizens Are Replacing Teenagers as Fast-Food Workers - Bloomberg | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Amid a tight U.S. labor market, restaurant chains are recruiting at churches, senior centers and AARP.
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Italy's populist government plans to reward fertile families with state land in bid to boost birth rate

Italy's populist government plans to reward fertile families with state land in bid to boost birth rate | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Italy's populist government wants to reward parents who have a third child with the offer of free farmland, in a new plan aimed at reviving the country’s low birth rate.
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Britain’s exporters face an early Brexit - Uncharted waters

Britain’s exporters face an early Brexit - Uncharted waters | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
TO SAIL, OR not to sail. That is the question for Britain’s exporters.
How, exactly, Britain leaves the European Union on March 29th has yet to be resolved. Many politicians appear willing to leave a final decision until the last possible minute.
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Burundi moves capital from Bujumbura to Gitega —

Burundi moves capital from Bujumbura to Gitega — | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
The current capital Bujumbura will remain the nation’s commercial center.
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What White, Western Audiences Don't Understand About Marie Kondo's 'Tidying Up'

What White, Western Audiences Don't Understand About Marie Kondo's 'Tidying Up' | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Backlash to the Netflix show ignores an essential aspect of the KonMari method: Its Shinto roots.
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Obama's Political Group Shifts Focus to Gerrymandering

Obama's Political Group Shifts Focus to Gerrymandering | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
The former president sees representative elections as the key to progress on global warming, gun control, and health care.
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Basketball in Tibet: A Sport’s Unlikely Ascent

Basketball in Tibet: A Sport’s Unlikely Ascent | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Monks, nomads, and a sport’s unlikely ascent in a remote corner of the globe
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The Making of a Computer-Generated Influencer

The Making of a Computer-Generated Influencer | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Social media’s so-called influencers have become sought-after brand ambassadors, with millions of followers and lucrative advertising deals. Now, the computer-generated Miquela Sousa character is testing the power of online celebrity.
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Beef-eating 'must fall drastically' as world population grows | Environment | The Guardian

Beef-eating 'must fall drastically' as world population grows | Environment | The Guardian | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Current food habits will lead to destruction of all forests and catastrophic climate change by 2050, report finds
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High consumption by some nations puts all of us at risk

High consumption by some nations puts all of us at risk | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Life on Earth is threatened by climate change, nuclear attack, dwindling resources—and the chasm between rich and poor.
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A River of Pictures of the Dead From Russia’s Sacred War - The New York Times

A River of Pictures of the Dead From Russia’s Sacred War - The New York Times | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Ten million Russians marched this week in Immortal Regiment parades, carrying portraits of relatives who died in World War II, a conflict that touched nearly every family in the country.
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Who Rules YouTube? Swift? Bieber? Nope. It’s T-Series, a Record Label in India. - The New York Times

Who Rules YouTube? Swift? Bieber? Nope. It’s T-Series, a Record Label in India. - The New York Times | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
In 2016, hundreds of millions of people in India got internet access. They helped make T-Series the most watched YouTube channel in the world.
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'Remarkable' decline in fertility rates

'Remarkable' decline in fertility rates | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
Nearly half of countries are producing too few babies to maintain their populations, say researchers.
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Animation: The World's 10 Largest Economies by GDP (1960-Today)

Animation: The World's 10 Largest Economies by GDP (1960-Today) | AP Human Geo in the News | Scoop.it
This rapid-paced animation shows year-by-year changes in GDP for the world's 10 largest economies over the course of 57 years.
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